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PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 110 STAT. 2525 (2) by striking out paragraph (2) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "(2) The Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretary Regulations. of Transportation, shall prescribe regulations which specify the procedures for payment of premiums by members of the Individual Ready Reserve and other members who do not receive pay on a monthly basis.". Subtitle F—Officer Education Programs SEC. 551. OVERSIGHT AND MANAGEMENT OF SENIOR RESERVE OFFI- CERS' TRAINING CORPS PROGRAM. (a) ENROLLMENT PRIORITY TO BE CONSISTENT WITH PURPOSE OF PROGRAM.—(1) Section 2103 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(e) An educational institution at which a unit of the program has been established shall give priority for enrollment in the program to students who are eligible for advanced training under section 2104 of this title.". (2) Section 2109 of such title is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(c)(1) A person who is not qualified for, and (as determined by the Secretary concerned) will not be able to become qualified for, advanced training by reason of one or more of the requirements prescribed in paragraphs (1) through (3) of section 2104(b) of this title shall not be permitted to participate in— "(A) field training or a practice cruise under section 2106(b)(6) of this title; or "(B) practical military training under subsection (a). "(2) The Secretary of the military department concerned may waive the limitation in paragraph (1) under procedures prescribed by the Secretary. Such procedures shall ensure uniform application of limitations and restrictions without regard to the reason for disqualification for advanced training.". (b) WEAR OF THE MILITARY UNIFORM. — Section 772(h) of such title is amended by inserting before the period at the end the following: "if the wear of such uniform is specifically authorized under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the military department concerned". SEC. 552. PROHIBITION ON REORGANIZATION OF ARMY ROTC CADET COMMAND OR TERMINATION OF SENIOR ROTC UNITS PENDING REPORT ON ROTC. (a) PROHIBITION.— (1) The Secretary of the Army may not Reports. reorganize or restructure the Reserve Officers Training Corps Cadet Command, and may not terminate any Senior Reserve Officer Training Corps unit identified in the document referred to in paragraph (2), until 180 days after the date on which the Secretary submits to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on National Security of the House of Representatives the report described in subsection (b). (2) The document referred to in paragraph (1) is the Department of Defense document dated May 20, 1996, entitled "Information for Members of Congress concerning Senior Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Unit Closures".